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Beyond this depression, which was about a hundred yards wide at the upper end
and about three hundred yards wide where it met the road, the ground was open.
The ground in the depression was damp, and growing on this damp ground ...
True, the man-eater's territory extended over an area of five hundred square
miles in which there were possibly many other male leopards; ... Three, or it may
have been four, minutes later, he called again from a distance of a hundred yards
A complication as unexpected as it was unfortunate, for my leopard was too close
now for me to call, and as he had last heard me from a distance of two hundred
yards he would naturally assume that the coy female had removed herself farther
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CeiliOkeefe - www.librarything.com
A classic tale from the northern edge of India set in 1925 and told with poetic simplicity by a very brave, humane and observant man. I first read this book as a teenager and have reread it many times ... Read full review
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Jim Corbett's second book, following his classic Man Eaters of Kummaon. In the first book, each chapter is a self-contained unit, concerning 1 tiger and Corbett's story how he hunted and killed it ... Read full review